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Edwards, John, 1949-
Mary I : England's Catholic queen / John Edwards
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DA347 .E39 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Mary I, Queen of England, 1516-1558
Subject(s) Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography
Subject Great Britain -- History -- Mary I, 1553-1558
Physical Description xvii, 387 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents Sentimental education of a princess, 1516-1525 -- A dysfunctional family, 1525-1536 -- Mary bereaved, 1536-1547 -- Struggling with the younger brother, 1547-1553 -- A year of two coups, 1553 -- A crown and a husband, 1553-1554 -- England tries European integration, 1554 -- A dual monarchy, 1554-1555 -- Battle for England's soul, 1553-1558 -- England threatened, 1555-1557 -- The 'providential queen' released, 1558 -- Regime change
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary The lifestory of Mary I - daughter of Henry VIII and his Spanish wife, Catherine of Aragon - is often distilled to a few dramatic episodes: her victory over the attempted coup by Lady Jane Grey, the imprisonment of her half-sister Elizabeth, the bloody burning of Protestants, her short marriage to Philip of Spain. This original and deeply researched biography paints a far more detailed portrait of Mary and offers a fresh understanding of her religious faith and policies as well as her historical significance in England and beyond
Series Yale English monarchs

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